Research from Central and East Africa shows that, despite facing engrained gender barriers, women are important participants in the economic activity surrounding artisanal and small-scale mining, and some are forging new economic pathways.
Partnership Africa Canada’s (PAC) Just Gold project aims to bring legal, conflict-free, and traceable gold from artisanal mine sites in the Democratic Republic of Congo to international markets.Published date2016
Journal articlesClimate change AFFORESTATION Biodiversity
Tropical forests have a central role to play in a new mechanism designed to mitigate
climate change, known as REDD+ (Reduced Emissions From Deforestation andPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Altering the climate of poverty under climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa : setting priorities and strategies for adaptation with the forests to climate; end of the project report, March 2008 – July 2011
This report describes the activities of the Congo basin Forests and Climate Change Adaptation (CoFCCA) project.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
This project will provide empirical evidence on the constraints and opportunities for women's economic empowerment in artisanal and small scale mining (ASM), and on the impact of regulatory reforms.
Research in ActionEnvironment Climate change Farming SystemsPublished dateFriday, April 22, 2016 - 00:00